Emilie is a food technologist, experience designer, multimedia artist and educator who uses food as a material and metaphor for creativity and multisensory communication. She holds a Masters of Industrial Design from Pratt Institute and is a founding member of NEW INC, the first museum led incubator hosted at the New Museum.

Baltz currently teaches experience design at the School of Visual Arts and is the founder of the Food Design Studio at Pratt Institute. Baltz has published two books and won the Best First Cookbook in the World at the Prix Gourmand in the Louvre in Paris.